With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.
Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.
Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.
U. of Missouri at Columbia considers becoming the latest institution where shared governance includes those off the tenure track.
At one community college, the national health-care law would have assured adjuncts access to health insurance, but the institution is cutting their hours to avoid the requirement.
As part of new effort to improve the treatment of non-tenure-track faculty, group releases questions designed to guide campuses and departments -- but opts out of setting specific standards.
It's time to rethink the role of professors in a way that focuses on student learning and moves past the divide between those on and off the tenure track, write Adrianna Kezar, Susan Albertine and Dan Maxey.
New survey shows many ways those off the tenure track lack adequate time and resources to prepare for the start of the semester.
Report from a project studying the changing nature of faculty suggests a new model to better support adjuncts.
Florida appeals court backs adjunct who went to court to find out which student sent a critical e-mail message to his chair.
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